First listed on: 18 June 2020

Talent Acquisition Specialist 

About the role

The HR Shared Services team supports WorkSafe to attract, engage and hire the right talent for our business, now and into the future. We do this through understanding hiring needs, strategic workforce planning and attraction, and targeted sourcing initiatives. We provide our candidates and hiring managers with a great experience, end to end and bring a specialist value added service to WorkSafe Victoria.

This role will recruit a variety of key positions at all levels within the organisation, including volume recruitment campaigns as required. Managing multiple assignments across the entire end-to-end recruitment cycle, you will play a critical role in identifying, engaging and attracting outstanding talent for WorkSafe. This role will be Geelong based and fixed term until December 2020.

Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities for this role.

About you

You’re an experienced and vibrant recruitment professional who wants to make a difference. Your communication and organisational skills are highly developed as stakeholder engagement is key. You can comfortably work within a diverse team as well as autonomously.

Required Skill Set:

  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of recruitment and onboarding, ideally with a mix of internal and agency experience.
  • A strong understanding of best practice selection strategies, behavioural based interviewing and personality profiling.
  • Prior experience with recruitment and/or onboarding administration and a detailed understanding of end to end recruitment process
  • Ability to interpret, communicate and provide advice on policy or procedure, identify trends and anomalies, and resolve stakeholder issues
  • Demonstrated experience in providing excellence in service delivery
  • Demonstrated experience understanding of HR related principles and practices

Working with Us

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

WorkSafe employees enjoy: Discounted Gym & Pool Memberships | WELL Rated Building | Group Training & Yoga Classes | Very active Social Club | Pool & Table Tennis | Sparkling Water | Discounted Prescription Eyewear | Career Opportunities and Working for your Community!

What’s next?

Applications close 11:00pm, Wednesday 1 July 2020. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

Only people with Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency may apply for this position. You will be required to undergo a National Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in.

For further enquiries please contact Leigh O'Donnell on (03) 4243 8851.

About Us

Committed to the wellbeing of Victorian workers, WorkSafe are going through an exciting period of transformation through the implementation of our WorkSafe 2030 strategy.  We're actively seeking individuals who embody our values and can bring Best Practice thinking and innovation to our organisation. 

Our future

Workplaces are changing rapidly, and community expectations are shifting. By 2030, Victoria will have a workforce of nearly four million people, with many Victorians working in very diff­erent environments with new hazards and risks. WorkSafe needs to transform itself in order to meet the challenges which lie ahead. WorkSafe 2030’s is a long-term, strategic response to these challenges.

WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve.


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